Costa Rica - Certification Requirements

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Last update: May 02, 2011

Acts and Regulations

Processed fishery products are subject to specific labelling and marking requirements.


All labels must indicate the following in Spanish:

  • name of product
  • grade or quality
  • composition
  • net weight or volume, in metric units

Registration of labels may be required prior to exportation to Costa Rica.

Tolerances and Guidelines

None specified.

Certification Requirements

May require a pre-approval letter.

Certificate of Origin and Hygiene (CFIA/ACIA 5003 (2002/05)).

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